On Monday, July 22nd, 2019, PATPI representatives attended the invitation for Badan POM event. Located in BPOM C Building, this event was attended by various Ministries/Institutions sectors, NGOs, Associations, Academics, Entrepreneurs in the Drug and Food sector.
Many breakthroughs have been made in providing guarantees of safe drugs and food for the entire nation. “In the past three years, Badan POM has made many changes as a result of collaboration work. This three-year period is quite significant for Badan POM in improving itself to develop the performance of drug and food supervision,” explained the Head of Badan POM, Penny K. Lukito. This three-year phrase also marks the on-going leadership that this woman, who is familiarly called Bu Penny, has taken.
A number of cross-sector representatives showed their appreciation, responses and hopes for the future for BPOM. Among them are the chairman of GAPMMI, Adhi S. Lukman; Chairman of Commission IX of The House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia, Dede Yusuf; Member of Commission IX of The House of Representatives of the Republic of Indonesia, Okky Asokawati; herbal medicine entrepreneurs, academic representatives, etc.
BPOM has transformed drug and food supervision by establishing a command centre system. BPOM exists in all corners of Indonesia to protect people so that they only consume safe and legal drugs and food, to facilitate and support the drug industry in Indonesia as well as to show BPOM’s support for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in drug and food sector.
PHOTO : BeritaSatu Photo, Laras Cempaka